The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a Federal grant program that provides funding for cities to address the causes and consequences of poverty principally through activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons. The program is one of the longest continuously run programs at the U.S Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
CDBG funds can be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) individuals and neighborhoods, including awards to local organizations, low- or no-cost housing rehabilitation loans and public infrastructure improvements. HUD regulations and Federal law determine which activities are eligible for CDBG funding. See HUD's CDBG rules and regulations.
HUD defines low- and moderate-income as at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). These income guidelines are adjusted annually by HUD and are available here. For further information, please refer to the contact information below.
CDBG Program Director
City Hall, 281 Broadway, Mezzanine Level, Revere, MA 02151